Online Certification Exam

DOCSIS Engineering Professional - ONLINE EXAM

The SCTE DOCSIS® Engineering Professional Certification (DEP) is offered in partnership with CableLabs® and certifies the knowledge of the interface requirements and operation for the deployment of DOCSIS devices over cable networks. Through the expertise of CableLabs, the SCTE has created a new benchmark for proving technical cable knowledge. The DEP certification helps broadband professionals better understand the elements and implementations of DOCSIS 1.0 through DOCSIS 3.1.

Topic categories include:

  • Architecture
  • DOCSIS Layering
  • DOCSIS Operations
  • DOCSIS Enablement

DEP Certification Study Resources

Focus on the topics in the exam curriculum that you need to study the most. You may rely upon local technical sessions and certification study groups at SCTE chapters to build your knowledge. In addition, national SCTE onsite and online training courses, vendor training, books and archived webinars as well as education at SCTE events, on-the-job training, publications and other technical resources may help prepare candidates for certification.

After reviewing the list of exam topics, candidates may determine they need additional resources. Some of the resources may be helpful in preparing for the exam, depending on the candidate’s experience and knowledge of the field.

If you would like a list of all the competencies that will be tested on during the certification, contact

An individual who uses the suggested study resources has reasonable assurance that a significant number of exam topics are covered throughout the study resources.

Equal opportunity will be provided to all certification candidates regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, ancestry, mental or physical disability or handicap, veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable law.